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Noun

Singular
transition

Plural
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  1. the process of change from one form, state, style or place to another
  2. a word or phrase connecting one part of a discourse to another
  3. (music) a brief modulation; a passage connecting two themes
  4. (genetics) a point mutation in which one base is replaced by another of the same class (purine or pyrimidine); compare transversion
  5. (some sports) a change from defense to attack, or attack to defense
  6. (medicine) the onset of the final stage of childbirth

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Usage notes

In the United Kingdom education system the noun is used to define any move within or between schools, for example, a move from one year group to the next. Contrast with transfer which is used to define a move from one school to another, for example from primary school to secondary school.

Verb

Infinitive
to transition

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to transition (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To make a transition.

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